Ella Mai Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Partner, Child, Height, Family, Parents, Albums

Ella Mai net worth

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Ella Mai is an English singer and songwriter. Her musical career began at London’s British and Irish Modern Music Institute in 2014, during which time she auditioned as part of a trio on the 11th season of The X Factor. In 2015, she uploaded a four-track solo EP of originals to SoundCloud titled Troubled and was discovered on social media by American record producer Mustard and signed with his record label, 10 Summers Records.

Mai released three EPs on the label, including Time, Change, and Ready from 2016 to 2018. Her self-titled debut studio album was released in October 2018 and featured the singles “Boo’d Up” and “Trip”, which charted in the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 5 and 11, respectively.

In 2019, “Boo’d Up” was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Song of the Year and Best R&B Song, winning the latter, as well as Mai herself being nominated for British Breakthrough Act at the 2019 Brit Awards. At the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, she won three awards, including the award for Top R&B Artist.

Early life

NameElla Mai
Net Worth$7 million
OccupationSinger, Songwriter
Age27 years
Ella Mai net worth 2022

Ella Mai Howell was born on November 3, 1994 (age 27 years) in London, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of a Jamaican mother and an Irish father. According to the singer, her mother, a lover of American jazz music, named her after Ella Fitzgerald. Mai moved from London to New York City at the age of 12 when her mother took on a teaching job there.

Mai’s transition to life in New York City was difficult because she was often bullied for her accent. Mai graduated from Queens High School of Teaching in Glen Oaks, Queens, before returning to England. She is a fan of Arsenal F.C. and club’s legend Thierry Henry.


Ella Mai’s singing career began with studying at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute London (BIMM London) in 2014. During th at time she competed in series 11 of The X Factor as part of a trio, ‘Arize’, but didn’t advance beyond the initial audition for the judges. The group broke up shortly thereafter.

Mai uploaded a four-track solo EP of originally recorded songs to SoundCloud titled Troubled in 2015. Shortly after the release of Troubled, Mai was discovered on Instagram and signed to DJ Mustard’s label, 10 Summers Records and Interscope Records. In February 2016, she released Time, the first in her EP trilogy. The six-track EP included the single “She Don’t”, which featured Ty Dolla Sign.

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She released her second EP, Change, in November 2016 and her third, Ready, in February 2017. “Boo’d Up”, which was featured on the EP, rose in popularity on social media as well as in nightclubs over the next few months. Ella Mai toured with Kehlani on her SweetSexySavage World Tour. After Mai served as the opening act on Kehlani’s tour, her music reached a bigger audience and the song grew in radio airplay in the spring of 2018.

On 26 April 2018, Ella Mai released a music video for “Boo’d Up” after it started to gain popularity. The song became her first top ten songs in the US in the following month, deeming it her “breakthrough hit.” Rolling Stone wrote that the single is “one of the biggest singles by a breakout female R&B singer in the past 10 years.” The single peaked at number five on the US Billboard Hot 100 and broke the record for the most weeks at number one of any song by a woman on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.

On 14 August, she joined Bruno Mars on the 24K Magic World Tour after Cardi B dropped out. On 3 August 2018, she released the single “Trip”, with an accompanying music video released on 18 September. The song peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.

She released her self-titled debut album, a 16-track set featuring “Boo’d Up”, on 12 October 2018, with guest appearances from Chris Brown, John Legend, and H.E.R. The album sold 69,000 album-equivalent units with 17,000 coming from pure sales.

Ella Mai announced on 22 October 2018 that her debut tour was set to begin in January 2019. In November, she made two guest appearances on JID’s song “Tiiied”, along with 6lack and on Meek Mill’s song “24/7”, on the albums Dicapiro 2 and Championships respectively. On 18 November, she performed on Saturday Night Live with Jezebel describing Mai as “Pure ’90s R&B Heartthrob”.

Mai was also nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best R&B Song and Song of the Year with “Boo’d Up”, winning the former. “Boo’d Up” would go on to win the 2019 Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song. In 2019, Mai won the Billboard Music Awards for Top R&B Artist and Top Female R&B Artist.

Apart from her music, Ella Mai also performed a sketch on Nickelodeon’s All That (which aired on 27 July 2019) called “Boo’d Up”, a paranormal parody of The Dating Game, in which she played herself as a contestant looking for a ghost to haunt her family home, but instead of choosing the three suitors offered, she chose her former ghost who came back and she forgave him.

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In 2020, Ella Mai received her third nomination for the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album for her self-titled debut at the 62nd Grammy Awards. On 2 October 2020, Mai released the single, “Not Another Love Song”. On Friday, January 28, 2022, she released “DFMU”. On March 28, 2022, Mai took to her Instagram and announced the title of her upcoming album Heart on My Sleeve which is set to be released on May 6, 2022.


Ella Mai is currently not married. Her husband or partner would be is unknown to netizens but has a child with American NBA star Jayson Tatum. However, she names Lauryn Hill, Chris Brown, Brandy, Destiny’s Child, Alicia Keys, and Mariah Carey as her biggest influences in multiple interviews. Vibe said her “perception of the powerful emotion is kindred to R&B heartthrobs of the ’90s, who flooded the radio airwaves with soulful ballads, baby-making tunes, and heart-wrenching break-up anthems.” Rolling Stone described her sound as “a British émigré full of self-confidence and an affinity for classic Nineties R&B.”

Ella Mai net worth

How much is Ella Mai worth? Ella Mai net worth is estimated at around $7 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a singer and songwriter. Mai successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and influential singers in the United Kingdom.